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::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on